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      Others 10 October 2022

      Demographics and the Future of Work (FoW)

      This brief looks at the general findings from global literature on demographic trends, while also unveiling specific demographic concerns of the Global South.

      by Ramiro Albrieu
      Technology 8 October 2022

      Technology and the Future of Work (FoW): Artificial Intelligence

      The world economy is witnessing massive transformation in the way it organizes production, consumption, and trade. These changes are rooted in a confluence of multiple and mutually reinforcing innovations in technology. As firms reimagine products and processes and workers become increasingly intertwined with digital tools, the world of work is being redefined once again.

      by Ramiro Albrieu
      Technology 15 December 2018

      Wired for Work: Exploring the Nexus of Technology & Jobs

      This paper is part of the Growth and Reducing Inequality Working Paper Series which is an effort to gather and disseminate a diverse range of perspectives and research on trends, drivers and policy responses relevant to developing country efforts to boost growth and reduce inequality.

      Technology 6 December 2016

      Assessing the Social Dimension of the Digital Economy: Policy Frameworks for Quality Jobs of Tomorrow

      Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, and co-author Anna Byhovskaya - leading voices on workers' rights - write about the pivotal role of unions in facilitating social dialogue and ensuring a fair transition toward quality jobs in the digital era.

      by Sharan Burrow, Anna Byhovskaya
      Technology 18 October 2016

      Transformations in Technology, Transformations in Work

      JustJobs Network introduces real case studies from around the world, examining how technology in its different dimensions is changing employment outcomes.

      by Sharan Burrow, Anna Byhovskaya

      Just Jobs Index 2014

      The JustJobs Index (JJI) is a comprehensive, data-driven approach to measuring the quantity and quality of jobs around the world. The 2014 JJI ranks countries on one of the most important metrics of economic success: just job creation.

      by Sharan Burrow, Anna Byhovskaya
      Education and Skills 10 October 2014

      Overcoming the Youth Employment Crisis: Strategies From Around the Globe

      This report examines what some governments, companies, and civil society groups are currently doing to improve youth employment outcomes, and with what effect.

      by Sharan Burrow, Anna Byhovskaya
      Trade and Supply Chains 25 September 2014

      Women Human Rights Defenders: Training Youth to Lead Reform in the Apparel Sector

      The key to reform in the apparel industry lies in enabling young, first- time workers to stand up for their rights. As the vast majority of apparel sector workers are young women, better collaboration between women's rights organizations and trade unions is an imperative.

      by Judy Gearhart
      Trade and Supply Chains 29 January 2020

      Work, Workers and Employment Relationships in a World of Value Chains

      The restructuring of trade into Global Value Chains has had a significant impact on labor markets. Research suggests that today, one in five jobs is related to global supply chains. Now that such fragmented, dispersed and complex patterns of trade through supply and value chains are apparent, there is a need to better understand how these impact the world of work. How do we actively shape this evolution to create inclusive economies where more people benefit from an expanding economic pie?

      Income and Wages 30 November 2016

      An IMF Agenda for Balancing Efficiency and Equity

      Prakash Loungani, Chief of Development Macroeconomics at the IMF Research Department, writes about the gap in IMF's existing policy framework, with respect to concerns about technology-induced job losses in the short-run, and provides key recommendations aimed at harnessing the long-run benefits of technology adoption.

      by Prakash Loungani

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